Options for creating laser cutter compatible DXF files

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Sometimes you have a list of points you want to send to a laser cutter. Many laser cutter's accept DXF files, but the files need to be of a certain "format" to be accepted by the cutter. In particular they have to contain a sequence of points which form line segments which the cutter can follow.

 

Setting the options in Pointor for creating a laser cutter compatible DXF file is easy, just follow the screenshot below:

 

Options-for-laser-cutters

 

As you can see we have switched off many of the extra options, and have left a simple sequence of lines. The things you may need to change are the number of decimal points or the layer of the lines.